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SIMMS Inventory Management advanced features such as expiration date tracking in addition to automatic reordering capabilities eliminate the need for unnecessary and costly safety stock. With SIMMS Inventory Software you can set reorder points and generate purchase orders when you reach a certain quantity.

In today's fierce competitive business world, management needs to aim beyond survival. In the quest for market leadership a superior inventory software solution with advanced features like lot control, Kitting, Serial Number tracking and inventory management that is dependable, direct and robust.

SIMMS Software Features

SIMMS Inventory Software can provide you with the advanced functionality you require enabling you to regain control of your profits. SIMMS Software has a proven track record of helping companies of all industries manage their business more efficiently for over 10 years. We provide complete business software systems for a diverse array of businesses.

Below are just some of the reasons you might consider using SIMMS Software in your business:

 

Inventory Control Features

  • Real-time inventory tracking - even between multiple stores/locations
  • Serial Number Tracking - SIMMS' Serial Number Tracking system manages an unlimited amount of serial numbers from the time they are received into inventory until the time they are issued. This information is permanently recorded in the system, allowing inventory control personnel access to a wealth of historical and validation information. The information maintained by the Serial Number Tracking system is extremely helpful when returning a defective item to your vendor or when verifying a returned item from your customer.
  • Wireless or Batch Data-Collecting Our optional SIMMS Windows Mobile Module is compatible with almost any Windows Mobile 5 or Pocket PC 2003 device and offers a wireless-based inventory software Solution...
    A powerful barcode solution, beginning with the implementation of the SIMMS Windows Mobile Module, streamlines your entire business process.
  • Barcode Printing - When it comes to producing barcodes, the SIMMS Barcode Module and SIMMS 2D Barcode Modules are the smart solution-increasing efficiency while lowering costs. We also offer complete hardware packages and customized solutions. We understand every industry has unique demands and SIMMS offers the most sophisticated barcode, label-making module in the industry.
  • Expiration Date Tracking - Assign expiration dates to items during or immediately after receiving items and more.
  • Manufacturer Lot Tracking - Easily and effortlessly assign items MFG lot information at the receipt of goods or kitting stage then select the lots when required for applicable transactions
  • Apparel Item Matrix (color/size/style) Our optional SIMMS Apparel Matrix module - Effectively manage apparel and footwear styles using one item number with multiple color and size labels With the Apparel Matrix Inventory feature
  • Item Images - With SIMMS Inventory Software you can assign as many item images as you wish to each inventory item, then select a default image for display in the Item Manager for easy reference.
  • Kitting/BOM - Do you assemble products before shipping them? If so, then SIMMS Advanced Kitting functionality is the perfect solution to help you manage production and kit assembly without material issues.
  • Multi-level Categories - Adding as many categories as you require has never been easier, and now you can create sub-sub-sub-categories just as easily, providing additional inventory item sorting capabilities within SIMMS.
  • Unit of Measurement Configuration - Define unique unit of measurement relationships per item. For example, you can configure Widget 123 to define a box as containing 12 eaches in addition to configure Widget ABC to define a box as containing 24 eaches.
  • Shipment Method Configuration - With SIMMS, shipment methods can be configured for contact, account number, phone numbers and address information.
  • Volume Pricing and Discounts Configuration - SIMMS Inventory Management Software makes the difficult task of percentage price discounts based on volume purchased as simple as 1-2-3.
  • Price Levels - With SIMMS, you can assign up to 12 unique price levels to each item then of course, assign a price level to your customer with ease.
  • Currency Manager [requires Multi-Currency module] - Our optional SIMMS Multi-Currency module delivers powerful and comprehensive Multi currency accounting functions. Sophisticated currency management and seamless transactions in any number of currencies provides a global competitive edge.
  • Tax Codes and Schedules - If you're selling into different States or Counties, you may have to collect the taxes and pass them onto the correct authorities. SIMMS will let you setup a series of tax codes and schedules for each area and then let you attach a customer or invoice to that area so that you can charge the correct sales tax rate.
  • Item Code Aliases - With SIMMS, you now have the capability of assigning your items as many aliases as you require, and relate your aliases to specific vendors and customers.
  • Multi-tier Stock Areas - Location codes can be made up of up to a 3-character warehouse code and up to a 10-character bin code and can be used in many different ways.
  • Physical Count/adjustments and Audit Trail for Inventory Adjustments - process simple or complexed physical count adjustments with ease either in SIMMS or the SIMMS Data collector module
  • Stock Transfer - With SIMMS, you have the freedom of transfering items from one location to another with an easy-to-use transaction interface.
  • Define Automatic Reorder Points - The Re-Order Point functionality found in SIMMS inventory software provides you with a listing of products and quantities that are needed for stock. The recommendation is based on Re-Order Points that are setup in each Inventory Record.
  • Define Sales and Purchasing Currency and Price - Our optional SIMMS Multi-Currency module delivers powerful and comprehensive Multi currency accounting functions. Sophisticated currency management and seamless transactions in any number of currencies provides a global competitive edge.
  • Powerful FIFO, LIFO, Average, Weighted Average and Standard Inventory Valuation Features - Easily select the Inventory Valuation/Sale Price Method you wish to utilize, the options available are Standard, FIFO, LIFO, Average and Weighted Average Costing
    Automated SKU Management and Generation - The SKU Configurator can be used to determine the composition of the SKU number. Selection of some characters from the item's category, subcategory, vendor's part number, manufacturer or vendor will add them to the SKU number's format. Users can instead choose that an auto-generated number to be part of the SKU.


Contact Management

  • Customer Tracking - Contact Information and history is a high priority with SIMMS Inventory Software. Keep track of a contact's name, address and phone number, e-mail address, web addresses, tax codes, price schedules, contact names, comments, locations, default currency, sales and purchase history, and other bits of important information in the contact file.
  • Customer Transaction drill down - Review and drill down to the details of your customer transactions right from your contact detail window this includes invoices, sales orders and quotes associated with the selected customer, you can also process payments for your customer invoices right from your customer detail window
  • Vendor Transaction drill down - Review and drill down to the details of your Vendor transactions right from your contact detail window this includes purchase orders and receipts of goods associated with the selected vendor, you can also process payments for your receipts of goods right from your vendor detail window
  • Configure as many Contact people as required per Vendor/Customer or Manufacturer
  • User defined fields are made available to contact management for your unique requirements, these fields include (4 text fields, 2 combo box fields and 2 date fields).
  • Define your own unique contact types
  • Assign a sales/purchasing agent to your contact
  • The ability to assign Location Codes to contacts
  • Price Levels - With SIMMS, you can assign up to 12 unique price levels to each item then of course, assign a price level to your customer with ease.
  • Currency Manager [requires Multi-Currency module] - Our optional SIMMS Multi-Currency module delivers powerful and comprehensive Multi currency accounting functions. Sophisticated currency management and seamless transactions in any number of currencies provides a global competitive edge.
  • Tax Codes and Schedules - If you're selling into different States or Counties, you may have to collect the taxes and pass them onto the correct authorities. SIMMS will let you setup a series of tax codes and schedules for each area and then let you attach a customer or invoice to that area so that you can charge the correct sales tax rate.
  • Assign Payment terms in addition to early payment discounts and late payment interest rates
  • Define Credit limits
  • Assign a default GL account to your contact


Accounting Features

  • Multi-Currency - Our optional SIMMS Multi-Currency module delivers powerful and comprehensive Multi currency accounting functions. Sophisticated currency management and seamless transactions in any number of currencies provides a global competitive edge.
  • General Ledger - The SIMMS General Ledger module has many powerful features to help you efficiently manage your general ledger, including flexible accounting periods, the ability to maintain non-financial information, comprehensive search criteria, allocation entries, and the ability to view information in the form of bar charts or graphs.
  • Accounts Receivable - The SIMMS Accounts Receivable Module tracks receivables, plans cash flow, and provides extensive information and reporting features to give you vital business insights to plan for the future.
  • Accounts Payable - Our SIMMS Accounts Payable module provides a comprehensive solution for managing expenditures. Beyond recording transactions and obligations to vendors and creditors, Accounts Payable offers flexible check writing capabilities and takes advantage of vendor discounts offered for invoices paid by a discount due date. The informative financial reports include payables aging and future cash requirements information required for valuable business insights and decision-making.
  • Sales Commissions - Calculating sales commissions due has never been easier, SIMMS can auto calculated commissions based on either the AR receivable or transactional methods. You will always know what sales commissions are due to your agents and for what.
  • Banking - With SIMMS you can edit and add credit card and bank accounts, entering deposits, transfering funds, entering cash, check or credit card transactions in addition to reconciling cash, checking and even credit cards with ease.
  • Financial Reporting - SIMMS General Ledger offers virtually unlimited financial reporting capabilities. These financial statements, supporting schedules and associated reports are critical for timely decision-making. The General Ledger module simplifies divisional/ departmental reporting and income statement printing within a standard, predefined set of financial statements and report formats.
  • Flexible Chart of Account Structure - Create an account structure to fit your business needs with up to 30 characters and 10 segments. Or choose from over a dozen industry-specific charts of accounts.
  • Budgets - Maintain and enforce budgets with ease, transfer budget amounts from one account to another.


Manufacturing

  • Servicing Software - Job Costing Software - a complete servicing management, job costing, revenue recognition and control system
  • Work Order - The SIMMS Work Order module provides you with complete control of the manufacturing process and the ability to see up-to-the-minute work in process information. This module is particularly well-suited for companies engaged in assemble-to-order, engineer-to-order or make-to-order processing
  • BOM (Kitting and sub-kitting assembly) - Do you assemble products before shipping them? If so, then SIMMS Advanced Kitting functionality is the perfect solution to help you manage production and kit assembly without material issues.
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Kitting (BOM)

  • BOM (Kitting and sub-kitting assembly) - Do you assemble products before shipping them? If so, then SIMMS Advanced Kitting functionality is the perfect solution to help you manage production and kit assembly without material issues.
  • Generate Purchase Orders for Assembly shortages on the fly from within Kitting
  • Forecast Stock requirements for kit builds
  • Utilize and add alternate items during a kit build
  • Status Kit components as Qty adjustable or Not.
  • Select component serial numbers and or MFG lot numbers during the Kit build process
  • Assign a Unique Production Lot number and or serial numbers to your kit builds
  • Un-Build kits, placing components back into inventory


Purchasing Features

  • Partially receive from Purchase orders or receive complete Purchase Orders
  • Process a new on the fly Receipt of Goods
  • Process a Receipt of Goods from an existing Purchase Order.
  • Automatic Reorder Points - With SIMMS, you can define automatic inventory item reorder points per location in a snap, using the economic or maximum stock level requirement settings assigning the reorder point, order quantity, minimum order quantity and maximum on-hand values.
  • Landed Costing - Are you tired of having to calculate your landed costs through a series of spreadsheets, drafts, alternate programs and utilities that seem to suck the time out of your day? If so then the landed costing functionality found in SIMMS Inventory Management software is what you require. Make time for you and let SIMMS handle the complicated task of tracking your landed costing.
  • View and report Purchase History - SIMMS boasts an extensive library of Reports and report generators giving you the ability to, choose from some of the most versitile purchasing reports you could ever need.
  • Generate/Assign Serial Numbers on Receipt of Goods - SIMMS' Serial Number Tracking system manages an unlimited amount of serial numbers from the time they are received into inventory until the time they are issued.
  • Assign Warranty on Receipt of Goods - SIMMS Software takes the guessing out of Inventory Item warranty tracking.
  • Assign Item Expiration Dates on Receipt of Goods
  • Check Vendor Payment History
  • Place Purchase Orders on Hold
  • Enable the security requirement of MandatoryPO approval
  • Maintain Item Quantity on Reserved,
    Committed, Ordered
  • Purchase Multiple Apparel Items with Matrix View
    [requires Apparel module]
  • Clone existing Purchase Orders
  • Easily view all of your Purchase Orders
  • Purchase Order Status Reports at your fingertips
  • View your un received Purchase orders by Vendor or Item
  • Enter the Proposed Shipping date, shipping method and or alternate shipping address
  • Select to have your PO drop shipped and select the customer the shipment is for with ease from the PO entry window
  • Select to have you PO associated with an existing SO or new SO from the PO entry window
  • Override the payment terms on the transaction
  • Override the currency on the transaction
  • Easily adjust the per item cost on the Purchase Order
  • Override the Default GL Distribution accounts during the transaction.
  • Apply a payment or deposit easily during your receipt of goods


Sales Features

  • Quotations and Quote Expiration Manager
  • Back Order Sales Orders and or Invoices
  • Fill backorders with the backorder manager
  • Clone Sales Orders and or Quotes
  • Combine multiple Sales Orders under one project using the Sales Project Manager
  • On-Hold Sales Order Manager
  • Quick Issue
  • Invoicing
  • Invoice from an existing Quote
  • Invoice from an existing Sales order
  • Define recurring Sales Orders
  • Shipping Method
  • Proposed Ship Date
  • Volume/level Pricing - Assign complexed price/qty discount levels to your customers and items or up to 12 price levels can be assigned to each item and attached to customer accounts
  • Multiple Shipping to, Bill to and Contact Addresses
  • Warranty Tracking
  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Currency Override capabilities
  • [requires Multi-currency module]
  • Apparel Matrix integration
    [requires Apparel module]
  • Accommodates complex commission structures
  • Reassign Sales Representatives
  • Miscellaneous Items and charge support
  • Support for Negative Quantities on Documents
  • Assign Expiration Date on Sale of goods
  • Easily review your Customer History - View and drill down to the details of your customer transactions right from your contact detail window
  • FOB
  • Quote Expiration Manager
  • Override the Default GL Distribution accounts during the transaction.
  • Apply a payment or deposit easily during your Invoice
  • Every entry seamlessly and automatically updates all the other modules of your system
  • Flexibility of handling cash sales and printing receipts


Service and Returns

  • (RMA) Return Merchandise Authorization - To stay competitive, virtually every company needs to process customer returns. As today’s customers demand a more specialized level of service, tracking and resolving these returns can be an increasing challenge. With the SIMMS Return Merchandise Authorization feature, returns and replacements can be handled with ease. You can handle every return with one flexible solution.
  • (RTV) Return to Vendor - of course, an RMA module wouldn't be complete without the ability to send items back to the vendor for repair, SIMMS addresses this requirement.
  • Warranty Tracking - SIMMS will inform you when items are past there warranty while attempting to complete a RMA-IN document, giving you the ability to prevent items from flowing into your shop with expired warranties.
  • Serial Number / Lot Tracking - of course, you have the ability to track what serial number and lot number for the RMA items you are utilizing in the transaction.
  • Purchase History Tracking - easily view the customer purchase history from the RMA module enabling you to not only process an RMA for an item but deturman for what sales transansaction the item was related to.
  • Ability to fix or destroy items - In SIMMS you have the ability to fix and or destroy items yourself once received into RMA
  • Generate RMA/RTV Reports - In a snap you can print important RMA/RTV related reports so you always have your finger on the pulse of your RMA department


Administration

  • Comprehensive Security per User and Module
  • Full Audit Trail Tracking Capabilities
  • Create and Backup companies with ease


Technology

  • Database: MS SQL Server
  • Three-tier Client/Server-based application, separating the User Interface, Business Logic and Database
  • Languages/Technology Used: Microsoft.Net™, C++, C# and ADO


Shipping and Receiving

  • Packing Slips
  • Pick Lists
  • Combine multiple orders from the same Customer in the same shipment
  • Split shipments
  • Track/Mark items to shipping containers/packages
  • Add Additional Notes to Shipments
  • Proposed Shipping Date Capabilities
  • Inventory Transfer Shipping Capabilities
  • Easily status Receipts, Issues and Transfers as Shipped
  • Assign ETA's to your shipments
  • Utilize Shipping Methods
  • Assign a Shipping Supervisor
  • Track Weight, box quantity and shipment cost
  • Override Ship to address.
  • Record Package Tracking Numbers
  • Flag Shipments as Shipped or not


Optional Modules


Reports


Global Setup, General and Configuration

  • Custom User Definable Fields
  • Configure Several SIMMS Options available to you
  • Manage Multiple Locations
  • Direct TCP/IP Remote Login
  • Taxes and Tax Schedules (GST/VAT) including tax on tax capabilities
  • Define Decimal Accuracy for Currency Fields
  • Multi-user Options